Chemical

Graham Edwards and Richard Johnson who have over 50 years’ experience with companies such as Baker Perkins /APV Baker and Theysohn, help set Xtrutech apart by offering more than the main extruder OEM’s and also more than rival spare parts manufacturers. Here you can see all the products we offer for the chemicals industry.

Use the links below to search for our products and services within the Chemicals sector, whether it's a new extruder, a new screw element or a gearbox refurbishment! Or give us a call on +44 (0) 1782 621122

Twin Screw Extruders for Lab and R&D: 

  • The range includes 10mm & 19mm high torque units that are ideal for smaller samples of 100 grams, while the XTS24 and XTS35 R&D lines are floor mounted, very compact, and ideal for scale-up to production

Bespoke Ancillaries for Lab and R&D:

  • Including a water-cooled strand pelletiser line, a dry-face cut pelletiser, sheet and profile extrusion, calibration units, chill rolls, film extrusion, in-line lamination and thin film coating dies, cooling tunnels, caterpillar haul-offs, and coiler units

Screw Elements and Shafts:

  • Fully compatible with original parts
  • Screws available for all machine sizes and most major OEMs
  • Components dimensionally precise for shaft fit and process effect
  • Advice available on screw design
  • Wide range of solutions to combat wear or corrosion problems
  • Reduce Screw Element wear rates by optimising your screw profile

Barrel Liners: 

  • Worn feed section liners will reduce extruder outputs
  • Worn mixing / melt zone liners will reduce product quality
  • Reduce barrel wear rates through process optimisation
  • Don’t forget to replace your discharge adaptors and chill knife
  • For venting problems – Twin Screw Vent port Stuffers

Process Optimisation: 

  • Low output limits
  • Feeding or intake limits
  • Reprocessing of fines
  • Poor dispersion
  • Gel bits or pin holes
  • Discharge problems

Refurbishments: 

  • Refurbish to save cost of new extruder
  • Upgrade options available during refurbishment
  • Take advantage of new extruder designs without high cost of new capital investment
  • Increase reliability of older equipment
  • Obtain processing performance improvements by extending barrel length

Service and Machine Inspections: 

  • Gearbox inspection
  • End float/backlash on input and output shafts
  • Checking operation and performance of oil lubrication
  • Agitator shaft coupling and gland packing
  • Torque coupling check (where necessary)
  • Main motor condition and operation
  • Barrel temperature control including heating and cooling
  • Machine safety and operation interlocks
  • Control panel controls and indicators
  • Operation and control main D/C drive
  • Barrel bolts and helicoils condition
  • Agitator elements measured and liner inspection
  • Wear inspection
  • Acid flushes

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